Leadership Team

At Ottawa University, the leadership team is comprised of talented leaders with a wide range of management experience. The senior management team consists of academic, financial, operational, legal, and marketing experts who direct the day-to-day decisions and report to President Kevin Eichner. In addition, President Eichner reports to the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees consists of approximately 30 academic, business, and philanthropic leaders who provide strategic guidance and fiscal oversight, meeting three times annually. Also, the President’s Council is a group of approximately 30 civic-minded leaders with deep community and institutional insight, meeting twice annually. Ottawa University respects community, corporate, and collegiate partnerships.

Kevin Eichner

Professor of Business Administration and Organization Development

Paul Bean

Vice President for University Advancement

Joyce Caldwell

Associate University Provost
Dean of Adult Professional and Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Systems

Terry Haines

Executive Vice President and University Provost
Professor of Education

Keith Johnson

Chief Operating Officer, OUAZ

Clark Ribordy

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Brian Sandusky

Chief Enrollment Officer - OUAZ

Dennis Tyner

Vice President and Provost, OUAZ
Professor of Science

Nancy Wingert

Senior Vice President of Marketing & Adult Professional and Graduate Studies
Chief Marketing Officer